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  1. 1982 yamaha xj650 maxim only one cylinder working

    Hello, I purchased this motorcycle over summer with by best friend as a project bike that we were going to fix up but unfortunately it has taken much longer than expected. As of right now we are having a problem with the cylinders not firing quite right. The only cylinder that seems to be...
  2. VZ800 Marauder (carb) misfiring???

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    Hello Motorcycle forum. I have a 98' VZ800 Marauder, I think it's a Canadian import. Anyway, I have a problem with my rear jug (cylinder 1) It seems to be misfiring. It takes 10 times as long to warm up from idle, the front jug exhaust header will be un-touchable whiten a minute while the back...
  3. Issues with tuning carburetor

    V-Star ship the enterprise
    Hello, I have had my 06 V-star 1100 Silverado for about three years now. It has approx. 24K miles on it and of those I have put about 16K. The bike ran great for two years. Unfortunately, last season the Mid drive shaft snapped like a lot of other v-stars that I have read on this forum. I...
  4. Misfire on 1 Cylinder - Need urgent help

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    Hello guys, I'm new to this forum as I'm seeking help from different sources to my ongoing issue. I own a Suzuki SV650s from 1999. I have 30k miles on the bike, located in Ireland. Earlier this year I had this issue where the bike would not go above 160KMh and would just bog when reaching...